Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Assassination of Gaddafi by Horace Campbell

The news of the killing of Colonel Gaddafi in the battle to take Sirte marked one more episode in this NATO war in Libya and North Africa.  The killing has all of the hallmarks of a coordinated assassination, synchronised between … Continue reading

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Do we treat our neighbours according to Islamic injunction?

“Am I treating my neighbour according to the dictates of Islam?” This is one among many questions a Muslim should be asking himself monthly, quarterly, if not on a daily basis. This is in consideration of what Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) … Continue reading

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Obituary: Muammar Gaddafi

Gaddafi blamed the uprising against his rule on both al-Qaeda and a ‘colonialist plot’ After 42 years at the helm of his sparsely populated, oil-rich nation, Muammar Gaddafi – the Arab world’s longest-ruling leader – lost his grip on power … Continue reading

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Ekweremadu: The Pimp In The Senate

Nigerians were jolted recently when Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu made a call for legalization of prostitution in the country. Said Ekweremadu: “We need to legalize prostitution in this country so that if anyone wants to indulge in prostitution, the … Continue reading

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Jonathan, AGF Adoke, CBN, Private Developer Implicated In NITEL Land Scam

An investigation by SaharaReporters has unearthed a scam in Abuja in which officials of the late Umaru Yar’Adua government as well as the Goodluck Jonathan administration colluded with a shady property developer in a deal where a government-owned land was … Continue reading

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Outrage over detention of The Nation editors •How Obasanjo’s petition led to police invasion

THERE was outrage yesterday over the detention of editors of Vintage Press Limited, publishers of The Nation, over the publication of a letter from former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Goodluck Jonathan. Four editors of the newspaper and three other … Continue reading

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Abdulmutallab pleads guilty, faces life jail

The trial of Farouk Abdulmutallab accused of trying to blow up a commercial airliner on Christmas Day in 2009, abruptly ended yesterday as he pleaded guilty to each of the eight counts against him. The sudden reversal came before the … Continue reading

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